it began with a vision

of a more inclusive world.

Cheelcare began with a vision of a more inclusive world, a world transformed for the better. We want to help build that world.

Taking inspiration from the the beauty and rationality of natural creations, our team of talented inventors, engineers, and designers is creating striking assistive devices that facilitate independence for people with limited abilities. In our devices, design and functionality are harmoniously integrated into tools that continue to prove themselves in every area of life.

Our Team

Eugene Cherny - Founder/CEO

An experienced executive in the medical device space, Eugene left his previous position as CEO of Argonault to found Cheelcare.

He's no stranger to the pressures of running a fledgling business, having previously grown a start-up venture to over $20 million in annual sales. With over 20 years of extensive experience in all aspects of business— including technology, operations, growth, strategy, marketing, sales, and management— Eugene's knowledgeable and decisive leadership style has gained him a reputation for getting the job done.


Dima Paltsev - Founder/CFO

A senior level executive and investor, Dima is also part of a partnership that formed the Toronto-based private equity firm Stratum Capital.

In his full-time capacity at Cheelcare, he's brought invaluable skills to the table, including strategic management, corporate structuring, and finance, as well as a wealth of experience as a project manager.

Dima holds a BSc in Automotive Engineering from the Moscow State Automotive University, an MBA from the Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, and IoD Certification in Company Direction (Institute of Directors, London, UK).


Evelio Goderich - VP Sales & Marketing

Combining strong technical skills and scientific training with over two decades of experience in sales, marketing, logistics, and business development, Evelio's track record speaks for itself.

Having created and maintained key corporate partner relationships, Evelio provides a deep network of contacts with which to expand Cheelcare's reach, and counts amongst his client contract portfolio names such as Citibank, Gazprom, Pfizer, Boerigher Ingelheim, Electrolux, Pernod Ricard, Ogilvy, and British American Tobacco.


Gennadiy Lisnyak - Product Design Engineer

Gennadiy is an established mechanical engineer with 30+ years designing complex robotic and electromechanical devices under his belt.

A graduate of Dneproderzhinsk Industrial University, he participated and led projects for organizations such as the Canadian Space Agency, Magna, and Environment Canada.

His participation in this project ensures high quality engineering and optimization of mechanical design.


Eduard Sоmin - Senior Software Engineer

Eduard  in software development for embedded and real time systems in aircraft and other industries, with his specialty in robotic systems.

Eduard hold a BSc in the Robots and Robotic Systems program at Byelorussian State Polytechnic Academy, a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Israel Technion University, Haifa, and a Postgraduate Diploma in embedded System Programming, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan.


Dmitry Marukh - Senior Embedded Developer

In his years developing complex software systems, Dmitry has maintained a passion for challenging projects. This has remained true in his work at Cheelcare, where he's put his over ten years of practical knowledge in developing control systems for wheelchairs to the test.

Besides his skill in software development, Dmitry is also a talented electronics engineer.